Living History


We are always living the flow of history, yet some moments feel much more significant than others. The last few days, since the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, have moved many people in the UK and across the world, to reflect about historical processes: political change, dynastic continuity, the shifting role of monarchy, and more. For many the historic moment has resulted in intense and sometimes unexpected emotions. Emotions have become in recent years a subject for historical study, and we see all around us why that might be.


I am sure all members will have their own ideas about the events of the last few days, but I thought to share with you two links to writings I have found interesting:

Best wishes to you all, Miri Rubin



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